Osoyoos Rental Guide

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Osoyoos in British Columbia, Canada, is situated very close to the US Border. It is also the southernmost town of Okanagan and is known for having the driest and hottest climate, not only in the Okanagan but also in all of Canada. It's population as recorded in the year 2010 was around 5,200 permanent residents.

The semi-arid climate means very hot and dry summers, resulting in thousands of tourists and visitors who flock to Osoyoos to take a dip in Lake Osoyoos, sip the world-class wines, stroll through shops in the downtown area or enjoy the great variety of fruits ranging from peaches and cherries to apples and apricots and many more. These delicious fruits are abundantly available on the roadside stands and in the downtown shops.

The arid climate in Osoyoos combined with the reliable irrigation systems paves the way for the earliest and the longest growing season in the country which unsurprisingly results in the production of a great variety of fruits and crops. In fact, the only banana plantation in Canada is found in Osoyoos. So, expect to taste all these different types of fruits during your travel. You will never run out of foods on the go, and healthy ones on top of that.

If you want to have a break from instant and commercialized foods you usually eat in your everyday life and get a healthy dose of nutritious foods like fruits, Osoyoos is the place to visit for the perfect vacation of your life. Youll come out refreshed and revitalized after a vacation in Osoyoos.

The hot climate also gives tourists opportunity to enjoy various kinds of recreational activities here. The South Okanagan Grasslands for example is a protected area where you find strange and unique kinds of plants and animals. Other activities you can enjoy right here are horseback riding, hiking and fishing. If you want to experience and get a feel of the rich cultural heritage of theOkanagan, you can visit the NkMip Desert & Heritage Centre.

Lake Osoyoos itself is one of the top tourists attractions here. Among the chain of 5 lakes in the Okanagan Valley, Lake Osoyoos is the fourth largest one. Known to be Canadas warmest lake, plan for ample time for activities here such as parasailing, swimming, jet skiing, or windsurfing. There are three marinas stocked with equipment rentals that will make you want to stay out in the sun all day long.

Osoyoos is rich in parks and gardens such as the South Okanagan Grasslands, the Desert Centre, the Osoyoos Lake Park and the Haynes Point Provincial Park. Other attractions include RattleSnake Canyon and the Osoyoos Windmill.

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Owner Direct also offers beach rentals, pet-friendly rentals and golf vacation rentals. Nearby vacation regions include Apex Mountain Resort, Greater Penticton and Oliver.

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